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White House calls on states to prevent evictions

White House calls on states to prevent evictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House moved Monday to pressure state and local governments to swiftly adopt policies to protect renters after an eviction moratorium expired over the weekend , potentially pushing millions of Americans out of their homes.
Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to 'lively' twin girls

Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to 'lively' twin girls

PARIS (AP) — A giant panda on loan to France from China gave birth to female twin cubs early Monday, a French zoo announced, declaring “they are very lively, pink and plump.
Sierra Nevada red fox to be listed as federally endangered

Sierra Nevada red fox to be listed as federally endangered

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Olympic volunteers strive to share stories of 3/11 disaster

Olympic volunteers strive to share stories of 3/11 disaster

RIFU, Japan (AP) — Atsushi Muramatsu's handmade flyers are the size of a business card, written in several languages. “Welcome to Miyagi Stadium," one reads. "The gymnasium next door was the largest morgue for tsunami victims.
Laughter, tears, cheers at funeral for Biz Markie

Laughter, tears, cheers at funeral for Biz Markie

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — With laughter and tears, songs and stories, friends and family of Biz Markie celebrated his life and legacy at a funeral Monday, remembering the rapper as larger than life and full of love.
Air travel hits another pandemic high, flight delays grow

Air travel hits another pandemic high, flight delays grow

DALLAS (AP) — Air travel in the U.S. is hitting new pandemic-era highs, and airlines are scrambling to keep up with the summer-vacation crowds. Despite rising numbers of coronavirus infections fueled by the delta variant, the U.S.
The Latest: Famed Minneapolis club requiring vaccination

The Latest: Famed Minneapolis club requiring vaccination

MINNEAPOLIS — The First Avenue music venue in Minneapolis that was made famous in Prince’s movie “Purple Rain” is requiring that all concertgoers provide proof of vaccination against the coronavirus or show a negative virus test.
Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day; 10,000 are evacuated

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day; 10,000 are evacuated

BOZALAN, Turkey (AP) — Selcuk Sanli set his two cows loose, put his family’s most treasured belongings in a car and fled his home as a wildfire approached his village near Turkey's beach resort of Bodrum, one of thousands fleeing flames that have coa
Jets' Morgan Moses rejuvenated after parting with Washington

Jets' Morgan Moses rejuvenated after parting with Washington

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Morgan Moses never really expected to be with the New York Jets right now. The big offensive tackle figured he'd still be in Washington, helping anchor the line as a durable presence for seven seasons as a fan favorite.
Jussie Smollett lawyers get more time to prepare arguments

Jussie Smollett lawyers get more time to prepare arguments

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Monday granted lawyers for Jussie Smollett more time to prepare arguments on several issues, including whether they can introduce a key witness’s previous conviction for battery.